Expedite Irrigation Project Works: Harish

Irrigation minister T Harish Rao has directed the officials to expedite the works of irrigation projects including land acquisition taken up with Japan International Cooperative Aided (JICA) funds.

At a video conference with officials here on Tuesday, Harish Rao directed the officials to concentrate on Jagannathpur and Komaram Bheem projects and complete the land acquisition to give water to the ayacut.

Harish Rao also reviewed the ongoing works under Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP). He wanted the principal secretarySK Joshi to convene another meeting to expedite the works taken up with Central funds for repairs, renovation and restoration (RRR).

Source: The New Indian Express

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